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CHEM 398/399

CHEM 398A (1) 398B (2)

Special Problems in Chemistry – Library
Individual investigation that involves reading and researching the litera¬ture on an issue/topic in chemistry. The project must be performed in consultation with a faculty member in a related sub-discipline and a contract stating the proposed goals will be signed by both the student and the instructor. A written report or exam demonstrating an in-depth understanding of the issue/topic will be completed at the end of each semester of work. May be repeated for a total of four (4) units but may not be substituted for CHEM 498. Enrollment restricted to students who have obtained consent of instructor.

CHEM 399A (1) 399B (2)

Special Problems in Chemistry – Laboratory
Individual investigation that involves a research project in the laboratory in collaboration with a faculty member in a related subdiscipline. A contract stating the proposed goals of the project will be signed by both the student and the instructor. A written report summarizing the research findings must be submitted to the instructor at the end of each semester of work. May be repeated for a total of four (4) units of credit, but may not be substituted for CHEM 499. Enrollment restricted to students who have obtained consent of instructor.